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Almost every building has an electrical power, communications, lighting, and control system that is installed during construction and maintained after that. These systems power the lights, appliances, and equipment that make people’s lives and jobs easier and more comfortable.Electricians install, operate, maintain, and repair these system in residential building, commercial businesses, and industrial plants. They are responsible for wiring, installing lighting, running electric tests and inspections, or repairing generators and electronic controllers.
What to expect
Are you a problem solver? Do you like working with your hands? Electricians are always on the go and performing a wide range of physical activity. You must be comfortable performing duties at a variety of heights, be safety oriented, and have an eye for quality and detail.
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Associate's Degree or Apprenticeship
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